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That Time Donald Trump Was in a McDonald’s Commercial

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/2/2016 at 4:30pm
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“It’s amazing. A Big and Tasty for just a dollar? How do you do it? What’s your secret?” Trump asked Grimace…

While internetting, I came across a McDonald’s ad from 2002, featuring President-elect Trump. There are several renditions of the ad, all equally as entertaining:

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Good Job “Raise the Wage” Crowd! McDonald’s to Install Automated Kiosks Nationwide

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/30/2016 at 7:30pm

We’ve been blogging about the push to raise the minimum wage to $15 and the correlation with the rise of automated kiosks since 2014. Fast forward two years and the machines have won.

I blogged in 2014:

This is all basic economics, really. As costs of labor increase, the added cost must be...

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Big Robot welcomes your $15 per hr minimum wage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:33pm 6/11/2016 at 9:33pm

On my way back from Israel earlier this week, I saw a model of efficiency.

Big Robot.

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Is the Secret Ingredient to McDonald’s Recovery Butter?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 3:05pm 10/25/2015 at 3:05pm
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As an iconic American industry, we have been following McDonald’s and its struggle to deal with minimum wage requirements and greedy unions.

Now, after a series of bad...

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When “Raise the Wage” Backfired

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:34pm 10/28/2014 at 3:34pm

Rewind to a few months ago when we reported that McDonald’s appeared to be testing touchscreen ordering devices:

McDonald’s employees who picketed for a better living wage (whatever that means) may come to regret that decision. According to a Redditor, a McDonald’s in Illinois replaced their cashiers with machines.  The machines appear to be the cousins of the...

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NLRB goes after McDonald’s and franchise systems everywhere

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:25am 7/30/2014 at 10:25am
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Labor unions have struggled over the past few years to gain a hold on the fast food industry, but a recent advisory opinion by the NLRB may have cracked the door for union organizers trying to breach the corporate-franchisee relationship.

On Tuesday, the NLRB’s General Counsel declared that McDonald’s as a...

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